Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Cleft Lip & Palate

Inheritance of Clefts... -Congential -Cause often unknown & no single factor can be identified -Majority of clefts seem to be due to environmental factors & genetic predisposition -can occur in combination with many syndromes -Linked to deletion of chrom. 22
Speech problems... velopharyngeal closure problems with cleft palate cause hypernasal; otitis media can cause phonological and articulation problems; cleft lip doesn't usually have speech problems
Language problems... language delays are common in children with otitis media
Cognitive Problems... Isolated cases don't have developmental delays; combined cases with a syndrome often do.
Hearing... cleft lip-no risk; cleft palate children are at a higher risk for conductive hearing loss if they've expereinced persistent otitis media (muscles to open and close eustachian tube in these children don't work properly)
Clinical Features... problems feeing at infancy; unilateral or bilateral; 1:600 births in U.S.AND 6800born each year; cleft lip w/out palate 2X males; cleft palate w/out lip 2X females; these children may experience social, emotional, & behavioral problems due to their diff.
Created by: 1194630055